Rundown Of The NBA Trade Deadline

Zach Singer, Sports Writer



This year’s NBA Trade Deadline was a historic one for the league. All-Star players were moved, and draft picks were sent around in a frenzy. Here is a rundown of the notable trades we witnessed over the trading period.


Mavericks lure Porzingis from New York  

Dallas Mavericks Receive: Kristaps Porzingis, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee


New York Knicks Receive: Dennis Smith Jr., Deandre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, 2 future 1st round picks


Raptors acquire Gasol in deal with Memphis

Toronto Raptors Receive: Marc Gasol


Memphis Grizzlies Receive: Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Miles, 2024 second-round pick


Bucks-Pistons-Pelicans complete three team swap

Milwaukee Bucks Receive: Nikola Mirotic (via New Orleans)


New Orleans Pelicans Receive: Jason Smith (via Milwaukee), Stanley Johnson, four future second-round picks (via Detroit)


Detroit Pistons Receive: Thon Maker (via Milwaukee)


Fultz finds a new home in Orlando

Orlando Magic Receive: Markelle Fultz


Philadelphia 76ers Receive: Jonathan Simmons, Protected 2019 first-round pick,

2019 second-round pick


Harris heads to Philadelphia

Philadelphia 76ers Receive: Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, Mike Scott


Los Angeles Clippers Receive : Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, Landry Shamet, 2020 first-round pick, 2021 first-round pick (from Miami), two future second-round picks (from Detroit)


In conclusion, the NBA Trade Deadline had a massive impact on the landscape of the NBA. Teams made ground breaking moves to lock themselves in the playoffs or to propel them into the future. As we approach All-Star weekend, the best players the NBA has to offer will compete in challenges such as the NBA Dunk Contest and most notably the All-Star game. We look forward too an exciting All-Star weekend and an entertaining second half of the NBA season.